Kris Jenner announces death of ‘sweetest’ sister Karen Houghton

 Kris Jenner announces death of ‘sweetest’ sister Karen Houghton


In a somber turn of events, the Kardashian family is mourning the loss of Karen Houghton, the younger sister of the family’s matriarch, Kris Jenner. Houghton, who was 65 years old at the time of her passing, was officially declared deceased by officials in San Diego County on a recent Monday. The announcement came from the city of San Marcos, California, where Houghton resided, and was first reported by the news outlet TMZ.

The cause of Houghton’s untimely death has initially been attributed to natural causes by county officials. However, the exact details surrounding her passing remain unclear, with further confirmation awaited. The news has undoubtedly cast a shadow over the Kardashian-Jenner family, known for their close-knit relationships and public sharing of their personal lives.

Taking to her Instagram account on Tuesday, Kris shared a carousel of memories with Karen and penned: “It is with the heaviest heart and deepest sadness that I share that my sister Karen passed away yesterday unexpectedly.”

“My heart aches for my mom MJ and my niece Natalie and I pray that God guides us all through this difficult time. Karen was beautiful inside and out. She was the sweetest, kindest, the most sensitive and vulnerable and so so funny,” she spoke of her beloved sister.

The obituary continued, “She always felt grateful and thankful for her life and treasured her family and friends and especially her beautiful daughter. She holds such a huge part of my heart and I cherish every single memory we have together.”

“Karen’s passing is a reminder that life is so short and precious and tomorrow is never promised. We must tell those we cherish how much we love them. I love you, my beautiful sister,” Kris concluded her tribute.

Karen Houghton, although not as publicly known as her sister Kris Jenner, who has been a central figure in the popular reality TV series featuring the Kardashian-Jenner family, had her own place within the dynamics of the family. Her passing brings to light the private struggles and losses that the family faces behind the scenes, away from the public eye.

The loss of a family member is a profound moment of sorrow, and the Kardashian-Jenner clan, accustomed to living in the spotlight, now faces the delicate balance of mourning privately while under public scrutiny. The coming days will likely see tributes and remembrances from family members, friends, and fans who felt a connection to the family through their many years on television.

As the details of Karen Houghton’s passing continue to unfold, the family’s response and how they choose to honor her memory will be closely watched by their vast following. In these moments of grief, the universal experiences of loss and remembrance come to the forefront, reminding us of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing our loved ones.

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